Foot problems are among the most prevalent health issues and often serve as early indicators of more severe systemic diseases like diabetes, circulatory disorders, anemia, and kidney problems. Additionally, conditions like arthritis and gout may manifest initially in the joints of the feet.

Maintaining foot health is integral to overall well-being, and seeking specialized care from a podiatrist is crucial when foot issues arise. Proper foot care practices and well-fitted shoes play essential roles in preventing foot problems.

Compounded medications offer tailored solutions for various foot-related problems. For instance, anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen and piroxicam can be compounded into creams designed for direct application to feet affected by conditions such as arthritis, tendinitis, bunions, and plantar fasciitis. This approach offers the advantage of bypassing initial liver metabolism, delivering on-the-spot pain relief.

Another condition that can benefit from compounded medications is onychomycosis (nail fungus). In cases where oral tablets are unsuitable due to allergies or liver concerns, antifungal medications can be compounded with an effective carrier to target the affected nail directly.

Compounding also offers solutions for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) of the feet and foot odor, non-surgical nail removal, wart removal, and chronic paronychia (a type of nail infection).

Find out how VH Pharmacy can help you with your foot and lower leg issues.